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Undocumented Kids Face Tough Legal Obstacles to Staying in U.S.

July 15, 2014 | 10:57 am

Undocumented Kids Face Tough Legal Obstacles to Staying in U.S.

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Many of the kids now arriving in the U.S. without parents and with little money will have a hard time avoiding deportation.

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‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

May 10, 2014 | 8:00 am

‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

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‘What does it mean to pledge allegiance to a flag since you’re 12, a flag that doesn’t belong to you?’

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$1 Million Donated to Cal for Undocumented Immigrants

December 11, 2012 | 5:00 pm

$1 Million Donated to Cal for Undocumented Immigrants

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The University of California, Berkeley announced on Tuesday that it is launching a new scholarship fund exclusively for undocumented students on campus. The “Dreamers Fund” will start with a $1 million dollar donation from the Evelyn and Walter Haas Junior Foundation. Undocumented students in California are eligible for some state-funded scholarship programs but are ineligible […]

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Brown Signs Drivers License Bill for Undocumented Immigrants, Vetoes Deportation Limits

October 1, 2012 | 9:41 am

Brown Signs Drivers License Bill for Undocumented Immigrants, Vetoes Deportation Limits

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed into law late Sunday. AB2189 by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, will let the Department of Motor Vehicles issue licenses to illegal immigrants eligible for work permits under a new Obama administration policy. […]

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August 6, 2012 | 8:57 am

Problems Reported in Bridge Safety Tests; 65,000 Bay Area Immigrants Could Benefit From New Policy; Secret Meeting on A’s South Bay Move

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Caltrans’ records show problems with tests on Bay Bridge, other bridges (Sacramento Bee) A special team within Caltrans has uncovered problems with safety testing far broader than previously known. After reviewing records for roadways and bridges, the engineering team has uncovered doctored data and other suspicious tests, including work done on the new eastern span […]

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August 3, 2012 | 9:14 am

A.M. Splash: America’s Cup Racers Drop Out; One Third of Monterey Fish Mislabled; Silicon Valley University CEO Indicted

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America’s Cup prospects fading in S.F. (SF Chronicle) Only five teams will likely compete in San Francisco for the America’s Cup next year, organizers announced Thursday, and critics say it’s the latest sign that the event’s economic impact will be substantially less than projections. Two years ago, the city predicted that hosting the competition would […]

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November 15, 2010 | 11:33 am

California Supreme Court Okays In-State Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants

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From the Los Angeles Times: In-state tuition for illegal immigrants is preserved with California Supreme Court ruling The California Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday that illegal immigrants may continue to be eligible for in-state tuition rates at the state’s colleges and universities rather than pay the higher rates charged to those who live out of […]

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